Liloan, Southern Leyte

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Liloan
Municipality
Wawa Bridge of Liloan, connecting Panaon island and mainland of Leyte.
Wawa Bridge of Liloan, connecting Panaon island and mainland of Leyte.
Map of Southern Leyte with Liloan highlighted
Map of Southern Leyte with Liloan highlighted
Liloan is located in Philippines
Liloan
Liloan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°09′N 125°08′E / 10.150°N 125.133°E / 10.150; 125.133Coordinates: 10°09′N 125°08′E / 10.150°N 125.133°E / 10.150; 125.133
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Southern Leyte
District Lone district of Southern Leyte
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Shirlita Y. Chong
Area[2]
 • Total 50.30 km2 (19.42 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 23,981
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6612
Dialing code +63 (0)53
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 086406000
Electorate 14,729 voters as of 2016

Liloan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,981 people.[3]

Liloan's town center is located at the northern part of Panaon Island which is connected to the mainland of Leyte by a bridge (Wawa Bridge).

"Liloan" is derived from the local term lilo, meaning "whirlpool". Whirlpools can be seen at Panaon Strait, the navigable narrow waterway between the mainland of Leyte and Panaon island.

Barangays[edit]

Liloan is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Amaga
  • Anilao
  • Bahay
  • Cagbungalon
  • Cali-an
  • Fatima
  • Caligangan
  • Catig/Caritas Village
  • Candayuman
  • Estela
  • Gud-an
  • Guintoylan
  • Himayangan
  • Ilag
  • Magaupas
  • Malangza
  • Pres. Quezon (Maugoc)
  • Molopolo
  • Pandan
  • Poblacion
  • President Roxas (Nailong)
  • San Isidro
  • San Roque
  • Tabugon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Liloan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,383 —    
1995 17,160 −1.28%
2000 19,838 +3.16%
2007 22,203 +1.57%
2010 22,817 +1.00%
2015 23,981 +0.95%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

Population per barangay:

Barangay Population (2010 NSO)
Poblacion
3,626
San Roque
2,234
Himay-angan
1,873
Ilag
1,285
Fatima
1,186 *
Caligangan
1,092
Anilao
1,057
Guintoylan
1,003
San Isidro
967
Estela
911
Calian
901
Molopolo
862
Magaupas
860
Pres. Quezon
757
Tabugon
722
Pres. Roxas
629
Pandan
600
Bahay
468
Cagbungalon
466
Candayuman
394
Amaga
379
Gud-an
319
Malangza
209 *
Catig
17 *
  • The upsurge of the population of Brgy. Fatima is due to the relocation of almost all residents of Malangza and Catig because of the frequent threats of landslides.

Places of interest[edit]

  1. Bitoon Beach, 500 meters from the Wawa Bridge
  2. Molopolo Beach @ Brgy Molopolo
  3. Tagbak Marine Park (250 meters from Wawa Bridge)
  4. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cross (pilgrim site)
  5. Duwangan Beach
  6. Liloan Lighthouse
  7. Liloan Ferry Terminal
  8. Pres. Quezon (maugoc) Pook Adventure Park (adventure site)
  9. Ollie's Wall (Dive Site) @ Gud-an
  10. Washing Machine Dive @ Wawa channel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Southern Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Southern Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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